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Cyclists' high-visibility jackets 'increase odds of crash' - Telegraph.co.uk

Sun Nov 26 2017 1:34pm

Telegraph.co.uk

Cyclists' high-visibility jackets 'increase odds of crash'
Telegraph.co.uk
High visibility clothing may increase the chances cyclists have an accident rather than keeping them safer, research has suggested. A study of 76 accidents by academics found “no evidence” that those who wore reflective clothing “were at reduced risk”.

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Chris Boardman: Compulsory helmet laws won't make cycling safer - British Cycling

Sun Nov 26 2017 7:58am

British Cycling

Chris Boardman: Compulsory helmet laws won't make cycling safer
British Cycling
Compared to our European neighbours, UK commuter cyclists feel the need to wear what amounts to body armour in attempt to stay safe. Yet despite their efforts we have some of the highest cycling KSI rates (Killed or Seriously Injured) in Europe and ...
BMW keen for elevated cycling paths for congested citiesCyclingTips
Cycling campaigners say there is 'no justification' for making helmets compulsoryDaily Echo
Cycle safety in a spin as study warns hi-vis gear may increase injury riskThe Times

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Detroit to open cycling venue - The Seattle Times

Sun Nov 26 2017 1:01am

Detroit to open cycling venue
The Seattle Times
Organizers' goals include forming the nation's largest minority cycling team and developing Olympic-caliber cyclists. Situated at 601 Mack Ave. in Midtown, in the city's Tolan Playfield park, the velodrome is inside a large white air dome that rises 60 ...

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Cycling Santa helpers descend on Windsor alleys to spread Christmas cheer - Windsor Star

Sat Nov 25 2017 8:20pm

Windsor Star

Cycling Santa helpers descend on Windsor alleys to spread Christmas cheer
Windsor Star
About 20 happy cyclists returned home through Olde Sandwich Towne on Nov. 25, 2017, after having spread Christmas joy and gifts to random strangers on the streets as part of an annual reaching out to those in need. Nick Brancaccio / Windsor Star.

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Danny Chew inspires cyclists to tackle Pittsburgh's toughest hills ... - Tribune-Review

Sat Nov 25 2017 5:23pm

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Danny Chew inspires cyclists to tackle Pittsburgh's toughest hills ...
Tribune-Review
Saturday's warm weather helped ease the pain of over 400 cyclists in this year's Dirty Dozen bicycle race. The annual race challenges the riders to ...
Dirty Dozen bike race's co-founder makes emotional return ...Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Israel Cycling Academy target Giro d'Italia stage wins | Cyclingnews ... - Cyclingnews.com

Sat Nov 25 2017 5:06am

Cyclingnews.com

Israel Cycling Academy target Giro d'Italia stage wins | Cyclingnews ...
Cyclingnews.com
Israel Cycling Academy's team manager and co-founder Ran Margaliot says that stage wins are the aim for the team if they make it to the Giro d'Italia next May.

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CT Cycling Advancement Program hosts Newtown Cyclocross Race Nov. 5 - Torrington Register Citizen

Sat Nov 25 2017 12:04am

Torrington Register Citizen

CT Cycling Advancement Program hosts Newtown Cyclocross Race Nov. 5
Torrington Register Citizen
In addition to the youth races, the cycling included categories for all levels of men and women for the Connecticut State Championships for cyclocross (CX) and ended with a Single Speed. Team 26 is a group of cyclists affected by the tragedy at Sandy ...

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Free cycling classes offered to reduce crashes, deaths on Austin ... - KXAN.com

Fri Nov 24 2017 7:00pm

KXAN.com

Free cycling classes offered to reduce crashes, deaths on Austin ...
KXAN.com
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Starting in December, Bike Austin is offering free cycling classes for adult commuters and general cyclists thanks to a partnership with the ...

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Free cycling classes offered to reduce crashes, deaths on Austin ... - KXAN.com

Fri Nov 24 2017 7:00pm

Free cycling classes offered to reduce crashes, deaths on Austin ...
KXAN.com
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Starting in December, Bike Austin is offering free cycling classes for adult commuters and general cyclists thanks to a partnership with the ...

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Cycling is a great freedom – don't shackle it with mandatory helmets and high-vis - Telegraph.co.uk

Fri Nov 24 2017 1:44pm

Telegraph.co.uk

Cycling is a great freedom – don't shackle it with mandatory helmets and high-vis
Telegraph.co.uk
Why are we so obsessed with making cyclists wear helmets and high-vis clothing? The issue is in the news again after the Department for Transport announced a wide-ranging cycle safety review which is likely to consider whether to make them mandatory.
Government to consider forcing all cyclists to wear a helmet | The ...The Independent
MP Ben Bradshaw defends cyclists' right to ride without a helmetDevon Live
Cyclists could be made to wear helmets and high-viz vests | Daily ...Daily Mail
The Times -Metro -Cycling Weekly
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Gridlock Guy: Safety tips for cyclists and motorists sharing the roads - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fri Nov 24 2017 12:03pm

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Gridlock Guy: Safety tips for cyclists and motorists sharing the roads
Atlanta Journal Constitution
And cyclists do not have a thousand-pound steel cocoon to protect from theirs or others' mistakes. Stephen Spring, the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition education coordinator, offers some tips that those both on four wheels and two can use to keep others safe.

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Blazin' Saddles: Stuffed foxes, La Bamba, spooning – comedy cycling moments of 2017 - Eurosport.com

Fri Nov 24 2017 9:30am

Eurosport.com

Blazin' Saddles: Stuffed foxes, La Bamba, spooning – comedy cycling moments of 2017
Eurosport.com
The start of our 2017 season retrospective series sees us reflect on some of the funniest moments of the 2017 cycling season – from stuffed foxes to premature celebrations via galloping ponies and ample Tom Dumoulin-themed toilet humour.

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BMW Proposes Elevated Cycling Paths for Congested Cities | WIRED - WIRED

Fri Nov 24 2017 8:01am

WIRED

BMW Proposes Elevated Cycling Paths for Congested Cities | WIRED
WIRED
The E3 way lets the automaker talk about mobility, without proposing to get rid of all those ultimate driving machines on the ground.
BMW's 'hyperloop' for bikes revealed | Daily Mail OnlineDaily Mail
BMW Reveals 'Hyperloop' Style Superhighways For CyclistsHuffPost UK

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Amazon's Best Black Friday Deals For Cyclists - Bicycling

Fri Nov 24 2017 6:05am

Bicycling

Amazon's Best Black Friday Deals For Cyclists
Bicycling
Ok, you know the deal. Black Friday plus festering wants, legitimate needs, and holiday spirit equals Amazon. That go-to retailer of all things conceivable has some great offers for cyclists of all ages and disciplines. As usual, you have to act fast ...

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Number Crunchers: Pro Cycling Stats - Rouleur

Fri Nov 24 2017 5:55am

Rouleur

Number Crunchers: Pro Cycling Stats
Rouleur
What I am, however, is a cycling journalist, who uses Pro Cycling Stats on a daily basis, as does everyone else in this business – cycling writers, TV commentators, pro teams and riders – alongside thousands of racing fans in search of race results ...

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New high-speed trains go slow on provision for cyclists - The Guardian (blog)

Fri Nov 24 2017 2:43am

The Guardian (blog)

New high-speed trains go slow on provision for cyclists
The Guardian (blog)
Isabelle Clement, of disabled cycling campaign group Wheels for Wellbeing, says the new configuration disproportionately affects disabled cyclists. “Disabled cyclists are more likely to have to take their cycles on the train [rather than being able to ...

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Cyclists injured in 40-person pile-up - Radio New Zealand

Thu Nov 23 2017 1:38pm

Radio New Zealand

Cyclists injured in 40-person pile-up
Radio New Zealand
Three people remain in hospital following a pile-up of 40 cyclists near the Canterbury town of Leeston. The pile-up happened when the person at the front the group fell off their bike, causing dozens of others to crash. Emergency services were called ...

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Cyclists rejoice! Three to four cups of coffee per day could make you healthier - Cycling Weekly

Thu Nov 23 2017 12:14pm

Cycling Weekly

Cyclists rejoice! Three to four cups of coffee per day could make you healthier
Cycling Weekly
In news that is sure to bring jubilation to cyclists around the country, researchers have concluded that coffee could come with substantial health benefits, with up to seven cups of coffee reducing the chance of an early death. In a paper published in ...

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The best Black Friday 2017 deals for cyclists | Cyclingnews.com - Cyclingnews.com

Thu Nov 23 2017 11:35am

Cyclingnews.com

The best Black Friday 2017 deals for cyclists | Cyclingnews.com
Cyclingnews.com
The big day is almost here! Welcome to the BikeRadar Black Friday bike deals page, where we'll be collecting all the best deals on bikes, components and ...

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The best Black Friday 2017 deals for cyclists - Cyclingnews.com

Thu Nov 23 2017 11:35am

Cyclingnews.com

The best Black Friday 2017 deals for cyclists
Cyclingnews.com
Black Friday falls on 24 November this year and we'll have plenty of deals from all the big online retailers, such as Chain Reaction Cycles, Evans Cycles, Wiggle, Pro Bike Kit, Halfords, Amazon, Ribble and Tredz, as well as deals direct from cycling ...

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